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Welcome to California Mathematics Council - South’s 2016 57th Annual Conference Program!
This year’s conference is in Fabulous Palm Springs, Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5!
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Friday, November 4
 

8:30am

120: Growth Mindset in a CGI Inspired Classroom
This PD shares activities and strategies promoting a classroom culture supporting conversation, exploration, and a mindset celebrating success and mistakes. Class videos show productive struggle and student ownership in a CGI inspired class.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580395

Speakers
avatar for Gordon Smoire

Gordon Smoire

Teacher, LAUSD
I have taught Kinder through Second grades in LAUSD for the last 18 years. My interest is conceptual learning and creating a classroom culture that accepts success and mistakes. I use concepts from trainings that I have attended in CGI through UCLA, as well as concepts from a Growth... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

8:30am

121: Kindergarten—The Initial Hook of a Math Journey
Two teachers set out to engage kindergarten students, promote conversation, and instill joy in learning. Adapting routines from MTBoS, we prepare our students to be critical thinkers by making big connections, seeing patterns, and building numeracy.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580396

Speakers
avatar for Kristen Acosta

Kristen Acosta

TOSA- K-6 Math Coach, West Covina Unified School District
K-6 Math Coach, middle school teacher, #MTBoS
SZ

Stacy Zagurski

Merlinda Elementary - West Covina Unified School District



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hilton-Plaza A

8:30am

122: Our CGI Journey
We have been bit by the CGI bug! We are excited to share our two year journey of learning CGI with other teachers that want to create a deeper understanding of math with K–2 students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580400

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Bell

Jennifer Bell

1st Grade Teacher, Redondo Beach Unified School District
First Grade Teacher in RBUSD, loves CGI math, The Daily 5, CAFE, and Mo Willems!
CN

Cassidy Nelson

Redondo Beach Unified School District


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hilton-Plaza B

8:30am

123: Developing Mathematical Concepts for ALL Early Learners
Learn research-based strategies to introduce the language of mathematics to engage ALL students as they build mathematical conceptual understanding. Experience hands-on manipulative activities, games, and children's literature connections.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580401

Speakers
avatar for Caryl Pierson

Caryl Pierson

Math Teachers Press
Caryl Pierson has had extensive experience in the classroom where she crafted ways to assess and teach every math objective with a manipulative to reach high-needs students. She also authored Minneapolis Benchmark Tests that identified objectives at each grade level that were most... Read More →
avatar for Ms. Susie Whisnant

Ms. Susie Whisnant

Consultant/Teacher, Math Teachers Press
Susie Whisnant is a consultant for Math Teachers Press and has been an educator for almost 40 years. Currently, she works with At Risk children where she provides math RtI. Empowering students with the tools they need to be successful is her top priority. Math should be meaningful... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hilton-Plaza D

8:30am

124: Implementing Number Talks in the Primary Classroom
Primary teachers will learn how to use Number Talks to develop their students' mathematical fluency in the Common Core classroom. You'll learn how to expand students' mental math abilities and will watch videos of children engaged in Number Talks.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580424

Speakers
avatar for Mary Wallis

Mary Wallis

2nd Grade Teacher, Desert Sands Unified
I have been teaching in the primary classroom for twenty years. In addition, I have enjoyed being a Language Arts and Math presenter for Desert Sands Educational Services for the past three years. I love to motivate, inspire, and encourage both children and teachers alike.


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-San Jacinto

8:30am

125: Rock Your Math Class
Teach number sense, counting, place value, math facts, time, skip counting, and so much more with easy-to-use games, songs, and strategies. Join us for a fast-paced session that will get your math class rockin'! Prizes! Handouts! Fun!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580402

Speakers

Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Ventura

8:30am

129: Fact Fluency: Sparking a Deeper Understanding with Families
Explore computational fluency standards using visual models to foster flexible, efficient, and accurate thinking strategies and number sense. Spark a deeper understanding with families and learn about activities and free online tools for use at home.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580750

Speakers
JR

Jennifer Ranum

Weld County School District RE-4


Frames docx

Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Club Hard Rock

10:30am

202: What is Academic Rigor in the Primary Classroom?
The subject of rigor brings up lots of questions that need to be examined. What makes a task rigorous? Is harder always better? How do we know when struggling with a task will lead to understanding and when it will not? We will look at what we need to consider to provide rigorous, yet appropriate, tasks for young children.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580447

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Richardson

Kathy Richardson

Co-founder, Math Perspectives Teacher Development Center


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 11:59am
PSCC-Primrose A

10:30am

220: Oh the Math That They'll Know! K–2 Post Game Activities
K–2 teachers use games all the time, but struggle with how to have students do journal responses. Come play games and learn specific follow-up activities to help students go deeper into concepts. Games use cards, dice.  Journal masters shared.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580452

Speakers
JF

Jane Felling

Educator, Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks
Jane is co-author of the award winning Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks series and has been doing workshops in the area of games as a teaching strategy for over 25 years. She has conducted workshops across North America for K - 8 contracts and has been a featured speaker at the National... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hilton-Horizon I

10:30am

221: Making Sense of Addition & Subtraction Through Literature
Revisit favorite children’s books with an eye towards addition and subtraction structures. Deepen student understanding of these operations by placing them in familiar contexts and considering multiple representations.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580453

Speakers
avatar for Sara Delano Moore

Sara Delano Moore

Director of Professional Learning, ORIGO Education
Sara Delano Moore, Ph.D. is the Director of Professional Learning and Chair of the Mathematics Advisory Board at ORIGO Education. An experienced teacher and nationally recognized speaker, her work emphasizes the power of deep understanding and multiple representations for learning... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hilton-Horizon II

10:30am

222: Teacher Moves to Differentiate Your CGI Math Lesson
We will share how we differentiate our lessons through word problem types, number choices, and problem-solving strategies. We will discuss the different ways students solve problems and the teacher moves that push them towards building efficiency.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580454

Speakers
avatar for Noelani Ogasawara Morris

Noelani Ogasawara Morris

Demonstration Teacher, UC Los Angeles Lab School
I love sharing about my journey through CGI math, one that began when I joined the UCLA Lab School and learned from my amazing colleagues and Megan Franke. I've also presented about math warm-ups in a 1st and 2nd grade classroom that get students excited and talking about math strategies... Read More →
KP

Kelly Peters

UCLA Lab School


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hilton-Plaza B

10:30am

224: Sparking Deeper Understanding with Lesson Study
The session will address the methods of lesson study. In particular, how 5 educators used this practice to gain a better understanding of the subject matter for themselves & most importantly deepen the mathematical understanding for their students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580455

Speakers
LG

Linda Guss

Nuview Union School District
avatar for Clifford Schaeffer

Clifford Schaeffer

EdTech & Mathematics Coach, Nuview Union School District
I am the new EdTech and Mathematics Coach for Nuview Union School District. I have been teaching for 7 yrs. Grade levels taught range from Kindergarten to 6th grade.


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Chino B

10:30am

225: Measurement and Data Oh My!
Educators will learn how to use hands-on activities to enhance young students learning in measurement and data. Participants will explore tools and strategies for teaching open-ended projects in fun and exciting ways.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580752

Speakers
avatar for Shalek Chappill-Nichols

Shalek Chappill-Nichols

Educational Consultant, Pacific Oaks College
Shalek grew up in the inner city of San Francisco CA. Shalek was the first in her family to graduate from college in 2001 from San Jose, CA. She has worked with children of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities for over 25 years. She has an Education Consultant business and is an adjunct... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Pueblo B

1:30pm

320: Counting & Number Sense with Young Children
Come see how children develop number sense through counting and the exploration of numbers in the immediate environment using a CGI approach.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580506

Speakers
RT

Rosie Torres

UCLA Lab School


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hilton-Plaza C

1:30pm

321: Math is All Around Us: Exploring the World with Mathematics
This hands-on session will unravel a sequence of teaching tools and activities to develop students' number sense. Participants will explore ways to leverage students' every day experiences to develop number sense and relational thinking.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580507

Speakers
avatar for Cathery Yeh

Cathery Yeh

Chapman University


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

1:30pm

322: The Hundred Chart—Not Just a Wall Ornament!
Join us to see how your students will build deep understanding of number sense by using the 100 chart to add and subtract—even with 2-digit numbers. You will never look at the 100 chart the same way again.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580508

Speakers
avatar for Janelle Chisholm

Janelle Chisholm

Consultant, No Teacher Left Behind
Janelle Chisholm, National Board Certified Teacher, served as a classroom teacher for 19 years before moving to the district office as a math coach in a large urban school district in Phoenix, AZ for three years. She has been presenting teacher workshops full time for the last four... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-San Jacinto

1:30pm

323: Supporting the Development of Young Children's Counting
In this CGI session we will consider how attending to the details of what children do as they count can create opportunities to respond in ways that recognize and build from children’s partial and emerging understanding of counting principles.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580523

Speakers
avatar for Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson

Research & Professional Development, San Diego State Univ
avatar for Angela Chan Turrou

Angela Chan Turrou

Researcher/Teacher Educator, UC Los Angeles GSE & IS
@Angelaturrou


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree C

1:30pm

333: More Math Please!
Want your students asking for more math? Join us for a fast-paced session using songs, games, and activities to teach shapes, skip counting, number sense, place value, math facts, and so much more. Monday Morning Activities = YES! FUN = YES!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580512

Speakers

Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Ventura

3:30pm

401: From Counting to Problem Solving: Supporting the Development of Understanding for Each Student
Beginning problem solving can seem challenging for students and teachers. This session will focus on how to use counting collections to support students to solve problems. The session will provide examples as well as elucidate the underlying principles that support the connection between counting collections and problem solving.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580546

Speakers
avatar for Megan Franke

Megan Franke

Professor of Education at UCLA, UC Los Angeles
Megan Franke is a Professor of Education at UCLA. Megan’s research focuses on understanding and supporting teacher learning for preservice and inservice teachers. She studies how teachers’ use of research-based information about the development of children’s mathematical thinking... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 4:59pm
PSCC-Primrose C

3:30pm

420: Accessible Problem Solving for ALL K–2 Students
Deepen your understanding of problem solving to ensure it is accessible to ALL students. Language is often a barrier, so it is vital to adjust our instruction. Through video clips, participants will learn practical, research-informed strategies.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580552

Speakers
SK

Susie Katt

K-2 Mathematics Coordinator, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE
TZ

Tara Zuspan

Instructional Coach, Lincoln Public Schools


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hilton-Horizon II

3:30pm

422: Mathematical Lenses: Learning How Students See Math
Each day, we plan through our lens, choosing numbers & questions needed to engage in the math. Do we ever plan for students to see math through their mathematical lens? We'll explore contexts & literature that allow us to learn how students see math.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580553

Speakers
avatar for Kristin Gray

Kristin Gray

Director K-5 Curriculum and Professional Learning, Illustrative Mathematics



Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hilton-Tapestry

3:30pm

423: The Nimble Number Line
The number line is often an under-utilized tool that deepens number sense and operational proficiency. We'll explore the importance of the number line as a visual representation for helping children develop greater flexibility in mental arithmetic.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580555

Speakers
KM

Kathleen McCarthy

TK - 2 Math Coach, Hayward USD


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite A

3:30pm

425: Performance Tasks in the Primary Classroom
What are performance tasks for primary students and how can we use them as a formative assessment tool? We will examine authentic performance tasks and identify what makes a good task for young students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580756

Speakers
AG

Annie Graton

First Grade Teacher, Rio School District
AS

Abbey Shaw Linder

First Grade Teacher, Rio School District/ UCSB Math Project



Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hilton-Plaza C

3:30pm

426: LET'S EXPLORE THE CORE—with Math on the Floor!
Teachers will see that by engaging children in the physical exploration of math concepts on a large 100-square floor grid, the visual representations will develop a deeper understanding. Other strands will be explored as time permits.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580554

Speakers
WH

Wendy Hill (The Learning Carpet)

President, The Learning Carpet-TLC, Inc.
430


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Renaissance-Ventura
 
Saturday, November 5
 

8:30am

520: Fact Fluency: Sparking a Deeper Understanding with Families
Explore computational fluency standards using visual models to foster flexible, efficient, and accurate thinking strategies and number sense. Spark a deeper understanding with families and learn about activities and free online tools for use at home.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580612

Speakers
JR

Jennifer Ranum

Weld County School District RE-4


Frames docx

Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Palladium South

8:30am

521: Pattern and Place Value Connections
Explore engaging activities and instructional strategies using pattern to help students develop place value understanding and number sense. Guide your students to conceptual understanding. See fun and learning happen in your classroom!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580613

Speakers
MK

Michelle Kubiak

Teacher 2nd grade, Bishop ES
avatar for Susan Kunze

Susan Kunze

Author, teacher resource materials
Susan Kunze is an enthusiastic and experienced teacher-educator and resource writer, with nearly four decades of primary teaching experience. Her expertise in curriculum development has been shared as a national and regional conference presenter, a member of the California Common... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

8:30am

522: Number Sense and a Love of Math Pre-K to Grade 3
Some math skills need more than coverage. Number sense is the essential foundation, and must be developed to competency to allow students to become successful math learners for life.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580614

Speakers
avatar for Bob Sornson

Bob Sornson

President, Early Learning Foundation
Bob Sornson, Ph.D. is the founder of the Early Learning Foundation. He is dedicated to helping schools and parents give every child an opportunity to achieve early learning success, which lays the foundation for success in life. Bob is the author of Over-Tested and Under-Prepared... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

8:30am

523: Composing & Decomposing For Deeper Understanding of + & –
Provide meaningful math experiences for young students to visualize addition & subtraction before being expected to memorize facts. Emphasis on composing & decomposing prior to qualitative practice involving thinking & the basics.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580616

Speakers
avatar for Cook Marcy

Cook Marcy

math consultant, Independent


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hilton-Horizon I

8:30am

524: Ten Frames Number Lines Rekenreks: Tools for Thinking
Use tools to justify answers. Students learn about decomposition and parts of the whole. More, less, the same, how many more, and how many less are all ideas that can be developed within the student's brain using these visual tools.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580615

Speakers
avatar for Ann Carlyle

Ann Carlyle

U.C.S.B.



Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

10:30am

620: CGI with Young Children: Stories to Problems
Learn how children’s natural curiosity and imagination inspire mathematical story problems that allow them to deeply engage in rich, meaningful problem-solving tasks. Walk away feeling confident you have strategies to implement in your classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580661

Speakers
HC

Hasmik Cochran

UCLA Lab School


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium North

10:30am

621: Extending Counting to Problem Solving in Early Childhood
This CGI session focuses on leveraging young children’s interest and experience with counting to extend into problem solving, supporting the concurrent development of counting principles and problem-solving strategies.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580663

Speakers
avatar for Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson

Research & Professional Development, San Diego State Univ
avatar for Angela Chan Turrou

Angela Chan Turrou

Researcher/Teacher Educator, UC Los Angeles GSE & IS
@Angelaturrou


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy One

10:30am

622: Developing Competency for Essential Pre-K and K Math Skills
Some early math skills deserve more than coverage. They are fundamental to a child's ability to become a successful math learner for life. These crucial skills must be developed to competency to allow students to become math learners for life.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580664

Speakers
avatar for Bob Sornson

Bob Sornson

President, Early Learning Foundation
Bob Sornson, Ph.D. is the founder of the Early Learning Foundation. He is dedicated to helping schools and parents give every child an opportunity to achieve early learning success, which lays the foundation for success in life. Bob is the author of Over-Tested and Under-Prepared... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

10:30am

623: SUBITIZING! A QUICK RECOGNITION OF QUANTITIES
Gaining a deeper understanding of numbers by subitizing using structuring tools like Finger Patterns, spatial patterns, five frames, ten frames, and Rekenreks! This is a make-and-take session!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580662

Speakers
avatar for Mary Dickerson

Mary Dickerson

Coordinator Elementary Instruction, Fontana USD
avatar for Jackie Piddington

Jackie Piddington

Teacher on Assignment- Elementary Mathematics, FUSD



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three

10:30am

624: Deepen Student Understanding by Connecting Representations
Encouraging students to solve problems in multiple ways is only one piece of the understanding puzzle. Using rich math tasks, we will examine student work, generate commentary, and discuss how math connections can frame math productive discussions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580665

Speakers
avatar for Meg Hearn

Meg Hearn

LearnZillion
avatar for Julie McGough

Julie McGough

Elementary Math Instructional Specialist, Azusa Unified School District



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite H

10:30am

625: To Number Bonds...And Beyond!
The way students construct meaning with addition and subtraction in K–2 will have a significant impact for their learning beyond whole numbers. Learn strategies and representations that will enrich student understanding of these crucial concepts!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580666

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Moffett

Jennifer Moffett

Math Consultant, Consultant
Jennifer Moffett began her career in education as a middle grades mathematics teacher in Yucaipa, CA. With a passion for mathematics and teaching, she is committed to helping teachers use strategies to make student learning achievable. Following her years in the classroom, Jen went... Read More →
JS

Jill Schwartz

Cucamonga School District


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree A

1:15pm

720: Developing Competency for Gr 1 and 2 Essential Math Skills
Some early math skills deserve more than coverage. They are fundamental to a child's ability to become a successful math learner for life. These crucial skills must be developed to competency to allow students to become math learners for life.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580704

Speakers
avatar for Bob Sornson

Bob Sornson

President, Early Learning Foundation
Bob Sornson, Ph.D. is the founder of the Early Learning Foundation. He is dedicated to helping schools and parents give every child an opportunity to achieve early learning success, which lays the foundation for success in life. Bob is the author of Over-Tested and Under-Prepared... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

1:15pm

721: Using Anchor Tasks in the Common Core Classroom
Participants will explore the Singapore approach of using an introductory activity to inform and create a path tor students to develop foundational understanding. Examples will come from various text series.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580709

Speakers
avatar for Linda West

Linda West

Consultant, SMARTTraining, LLC


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
PSCC-Mesquite A

1:15pm

722: Sparking Deeper Understanding through Subitizing Games
Subitizing, “or instantly seeing how many,” sparks the deeper understanding of numbers needed to build mathematical literacy. In this interactive workshop, teachers will “make and take” highly engaging subitizing games to play in class on Monday!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580705

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Ann Sassone

Kelly Ann Sassone

Kindergarten Teacher, Da Vinci Schools
Hi there! Thank you for your interest in my workshop! I hope to see you there! I'm incredibly passionate about children developing a conceptual understanding of math concepts and believe that games and number talks are the best avenue for doing this! I've taught sixth grade, fifth... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Renaissance-Chino B

3:15pm

823: Don’t be Quick to Count-On: Teaching with Deep Understanding
When is counting-on another empty procedure and when does it make sense? You will learn about a researched progression that supports productive struggle and deep understanding of counting-on. You will leave with research-supported activities.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580749

Speakers
avatar for Beverly Ford

Beverly Ford

Research Associate, AIMS Center for Math and Science Education
As a Research Associate, I am excited to be working with a team of people that are dedicated to translating research that is on the shelf for teachers. We have been learning about a researched progression that explains developmental stages for how children come to know number founded... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Mesquite G

3:15pm

825: Developing Mathematical Concepts for ALL Early Learners
Learn research-based strategies to introduce the language of mathematics to engage ALL students as they build mathematical conceptual understanding. Experience hands-on manipulative activities, games, and children's literature connections.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580753

Speakers
avatar for Caryl Pierson

Caryl Pierson

Math Teachers Press
Caryl Pierson has had extensive experience in the classroom where she crafted ways to assess and teach every math objective with a manipulative to reach high-needs students. She also authored Minneapolis Benchmark Tests that identified objectives at each grade level that were most... Read More →
avatar for Ms. Susie Whisnant

Ms. Susie Whisnant

Consultant/Teacher, Math Teachers Press
Susie Whisnant is a consultant for Math Teachers Press and has been an educator for almost 40 years. Currently, she works with At Risk children where she provides math RtI. Empowering students with the tools they need to be successful is her top priority. Math should be meaningful... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Mesquite C

3:15pm

826: Fostering Independence in a Problem-Based Classroom
This session will present coaches and primary teachers with number-sense tools, student rubrics, and differentiation strategies to create a classroom that fosters independence and facilitates students’ learning to meet the needs of diverse learners.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580754

Speakers
AD

Annel DelTorro

El Sol Science and Arts Academy
avatar for Catalina  Martinez

Catalina Martinez

Math Curriculum Specialist, El Sol Science and Arts Academy



Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree A

3:15pm

827: Deepen Understanding Through Purposeful Questioning
Instructional moves can reduce the cognitive demand for K–2 students in mathematics. Research, real-life examples, videos, and practical suggestions will demonstrate how effective questioning promotes mathematical discourse, thinking, and reasoning.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580761

Speakers
SK

Susie Katt

K-2 Mathematics Coordinator, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE
TZ

Tara Zuspan

Instructional Coach, Lincoln Public Schools


Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree C

3:15pm

828: Going Deep for Understanding Place Value!
Kim Sutton will take on going deep to understand place value for primary learners. Let's create classroom routines including songs, dances, and hands-on activities that help students develop strong number sense! Participants will love the handout!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580751

Speakers
avatar for Kim Sutton

Kim Sutton

Educational Consultant, Creative Mathematics
Kim Sutton has been an elementary educator for more than 40 years, having taught primary, intermediate, and upper grades. Kim has won many honors and had many exciting experiences: • Mentor Teacher in Mathematics and Science • Finalist for the Presidential Award as “Math Teacher... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

3:15pm

829: 15 Problem Types? Helping Students Make Sense of Operations
The Common Core requires that students can solve 15 different types of addition and subtraction problems by the end of grade 2. We will look at student work as a lens to spark deeper understanding of the variety of problems students engage with.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580755

Speakers
avatar for Astrid Fossum

Astrid Fossum

Mathematics Assessment Specialist, Student Achievement Partners
Astrid Fossum supports Student Achievement Partner’s mathematics and assessment initiatives in her role as Mathematics Assessment Specialist. Astrid brings over 18 years of experience in mathematics teaching and administration, starting with 10 years as an elementary and middle... Read More →
avatar for Marni Greenstein

Marni Greenstein

Student Achievement Partners


Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Renaissance-San Jacinto